The Keeper

The Keeper

Clint Bolton seems a little melancholic today, like someone who is leaving home very reluctantly.   There are farewell speeches happening for him inside the hall that we have repurposed as our Addi Road Food Relief Hub. Clint has been coming here four mornings a week,...
On the Corner

On the Corner

Mostafa Azimitabar, Craig Foster and Rosanna Barbero are taking a break at Koshari Korner, right beside the Addi Road Food Relief Hub in Marrickville.Moz has spent years in PNG sweating like a dog in the humid heat, told he is not wanted here. Craig has captained...
Ghosts of Action

Ghosts of Action

The office of the Addison Road Community Organisation. Quiet, unusually early today, as people work remotely and others leave for meetings or simply head home exhausted.   We love the mismatched vintage furniture, the books and files and magazines covering the desks...
World Peace Day

World Peace Day

The week past began on Monday with the International Day of Peace, a day that passed with little fanfare or official attention. Unlike the days that mark Australia’s commitment to World War One more than 100 years ago (ANZAC Day) and Australia Day...
Control of the Game

Control of the Game

The playlist in the hall rocks along to Johnny Cash’s ‘Ring of Fire’ and Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Down on the Corner’.  Someone must like their old classics. Volunteers packing hampers inside the Addi Road Food Relief Hub pick up on the musical tempo. They’re...